The churches of Christ Greet You (Romans 16:16)



             Let us reason now together                                                  (Isa. 1:18)
            That we all might learn and know                                          (John 8:32)
            What the Holy Bible teaches                                                 (2 Tim. 3:16-17)
            Of our Lord who loves us so.                                               (1 John 4:10-11)

            Follow each and every reference                                          (2 Tim. 2:15)
            Of quotations written down                                                  (Eph. 3:3-4; 2 Tim. 4:1-4)
            For they're of the Holy Scriptures                                         (John 5:39)
            As you read where they are found.                                       (Rev. 1:3)

            Study them from every angle                                                (Acts 17:11)
            Don't believe just what you've heard                                     (1 John 4:1)
            For it may not be the gospel                                                 (Gal. 1:6-9; Rom. 1:16)
            We must take God's Holy Word.                                         (John 12:49; Prov. 30:5-6)

            Christ who shed His blood on Calvary                                  (John 19:31-34)
            Paid the debt for you and me                                                (Heb. 2:9)
            Said that if we'll all obey Him                                                (John 14:15; Acts 5:29)
            We’ll be saved eternally.                                                      (Heb. 5:9)

            We must try to help each other                                             (Isa. 41:6)
            And seek things which are above                                          (Col. 3:1)
            So we'll be with Christ our Saviour                                       (John 14:3)
            And with God, of whom is love.                                            (1 Cor. 15:24)

            Although some who've read the Bible                                    (Matt. 21:42)
            Yet, don't seem to learn God's plan                                       (2 Tim. 3:7)
            That there's only one salvation                                               (Acts 4:12)
            Which He's given unto man.                                                  (John 10:27-28)

             For it is so clearly stated                                                      (Rom. 16:16)
             Read Colossians, and you'll see                                           (Col. 1:18)
             That there's just one church His body                                   (Eph. 4:4)
             Just as plain as plain can be.                                                (Matt. 16:18; 1 Cor. 12:27)

             Now turn next to book Ephesians                                        (Eph. 4:4-6)
             The fourth chapter, keep in mind                                          (Eph. 4:11-13)
             Where Paul spoke on this same subject                                (Eph. 4:14-16)
             And which won’t be hard to find.                                         (1 Tim. 1:3)

             Some have organized their churches                                     (1 Cor. 3:2-11)
             Which are built upon the sand                                              (Matt. 7:26-27)
             For they’re not found in the Bible                                         (Jer. 10:23)
             And therefore, they’ll never stand.                                        (Ps. 127:1; Matt. 15:13-14)

             God has said He will destroy them                                       (2 Thess. 2:8-10; Hos. 4:5-6)
             On that great and noble day                                                 (1 Cor. 3:12-13)
             If they’re not built by the pattern                                           (Heb. 8:5; Titus 2:7-8)
             Of the truth, the living way.                                                   (John 8:31-32; 14:6)

             Men who’ve written creeds and doctrines                             (Matt. 15:7-9; Prov. 14:12)
             They are sure to get a shock                                                 (2 Thess. 1:7-9)
             If they don’t quit their rebelling                                              (Eph. 4:18)
             And all build upon the rock.                                                  (Matt. 7:24-25)

             Take for instance pour or sprinkle                                         (Rom. 10:3)
             Those who do so are not wise                                              (1 Cor. 3:18-20)
             For the Holy Ghost, through Peter                                        (Acts 2:4, 14)
             Said on Pentecost, be baptized.                                            (Acts 2:37-38)

             And to be baptized is the likeness                                         (Rom. 6:5)
             Which the Bible plainly shows                                               (Rom. 6:3-4)
             Of our Lord when He was buried                                         (Col. 2:12)
             And also when He arose.                                                     (Col. 2:12; Rom. 6:5-9)

             They must also be believers                                                  (Mark 16:15-16)
             Old enough to understand                                                     (Prov. 3:13)
             And which statement was made clearly                                 (Matt. 10:32)
             By our Savior’s last command.                                             (Matt. 28:19-20)

             Little children do not have such knowledge                           (Isa. 28:9)
             Of the Bible we all know                                                      (Prov. 9:10)
             For the first book of Corinthians                                           (1 Cor. 13:11)
             Emphatically tells us so.                                                        (1 Cor. 14:20)

             Turn to Luke the eighteenth chapter                                      (Luke 18:16)
             And the sixteenth verse you’ll see                                         (Matt. 18:3)
             Jesus said they’re of the kingdom                                         (Matt. 19:13-14)
             Just as plain as plain can be.                                                 (1 Pet. 2:2)

            Now the present dispensation                                                (Heb. 9:15)
            Was made for both you and me                                             (Heb. 2:9)
            As the old law passed away forever                                      (Col. 2:14; Eph. 2:15)
            When Christ died on Calvary.                                               (Luke 23:33)

             This shows us we should be careful                                      (1 Tim. 4:16)
             Of the things we’ve learned or heard                                    (Luke 8:18; John 6:45)
             For we’re told in Revelation                                                 (Rev. 22:18)
             We must not add to His word.                                             (Prov. 30:6)

             Or if any part’s deducted                                                      (Deut. 12:32)
             It will cause a world of strife                                                 (James 3:16)
             For God meant, in this same chapter                                     (Rev. 22:19)
             Either way, we’d lose our life.                                               (Matt. 16:26)

            And we know that Jesus taught them                                      (Matt. 5:2)
            The apostles what to do                                                         (Matt. 28:20)
            Guiding us for the future                                                         (1 Cor. 11:1)
            Like of which themselves went through.                                  (1 Pet. 2:21-24; Rom 8:17)

We should not neglect our duty                                              (Heb. 10:22-25)
             To partake of bread and wine                                               (1 Cor. 11: 23-26)
             On each Lord’s Day, as a Christian                                       (Acts 20:7)
             And which helps our light to shine.                                         (Matt. 5:14-16)

             Once a month some have this service                                    (Heb. 2:1-4)
             Just to suit a man’s made way                                               (Prov. 16:25)
             But if they will read their Bibles                                             (Isa. 28:10)
             They will find out it won’t pay.                                              (Luke 6:39)

             For you’ll find that it’s recorded                                            (John 13:15)
             The apostles met to seek                                                      (Luke 22:19-20)
             In partaking of the supper                                                     (1 Cor. 10:16-17)
             On the first day of the week.                                                 (Acts 20:7; 1 Cor. 16:1-2)

             Now as to the contribution                                                    (Rom. 15:26)
             We should always do our part                                               (2 Cor. 8:1-5)
             Giving as we have been prospered                                        (1 Cor. 16:2)
             And which must come from our heart.                                   (Col. 3:22-23; 2 Chron. 31:21)

             For God loves a bountiful cheerful giver                                (2 Cor. 9:6-7)
             It’s a deed we should not shun                                              (Luke 17:10)
             He will bless us if we’ll do so                                                (Luke 12:43; Gal. 6:7-8)
             Which He’s told us every one.                                              (Acts 20:35)

Paul, who was a great apostle                                                (1 Tim. 1:1)
             Only told us all to sing                                                           (Eph. 5:19)
             And that’s why we do not use them                                      (Col. 3:16)
             Organs, harps, nor anything.                                                 (1 Cor. 14:15)

There are some who get real angry                                         (Prov. 1:7; Matt. 5:22)
            When we try to give them light                                               (Eph. 5:8, 11-13)
            Which pertains to their salvation                                             (1 Tim. 2:3-4; 2 Tim. 2:10)
            And we know this is not right.                                                (Ecc. 7:9; Gal. 4:16)

            Every one of whom despises                                                  (Matt. 5:10-12, 44)
            Our work we’re trying to do                                                   (2 Tim. 4:5)
            Of the church of Christ remember                                           (Rom. 16:16)
            It’s God’s word, not ours to you.                                           (Luke 11:28)

            We should all be open-minded                                               (Rom. 12:16)
            To receive His word with care                                                (James 1:21-25)
            If we’re rebellious or stubborn                                                (1 Sam. 15:23)
            We will not get anywhere.                                                      (Prov. 21:16)

            We should think upon these subjects                                      (Eph. 3:20)
            For Philippians, four and eight                                                (Phil. 4:8)
            Tells us that we all should do so                                             (Phil. 4:13)
            Then we should not hesitate.                                                  (1 Cor. 10:12)

            It is light from earth to heaven                                                (Matt. 4:16; John 8:12)
            And there is no correct other way                                          (John 14:6; Matt. 7:13-14)
            But the simple, plain, pure Gospel                                          (1 Cor. 15:1-4)
            While on earth we must obey.                                                (Rom. 10:16; 1 Pet. 4:17)

            If the faith which you’re believing                                           (Eph. 4:5; Rom. 10:17)
            Can’t be proven by God’s plan                                             (1 Thess. 5:21)
            Then why not reject the precepts                                           (Titus 1:14)
            Which were gotten up by man.                                              (Mark 7:6-9)

            God said we must face the judgment                                     (2 Cor. 5:10)
            Yes, He’ll try us every one                                                    (Rom. 14:10-12)
            By the books which will be opened                                       (Rev. 20:12; John 12:48)
            Of the things of which we’ve done.                                        (Rom. 2:6-11)

            But there’ll be no condemnation                                            (Rom. 8:1)
            If we’ll worship, work and pray                                            (James 2:14, 20, 24, 26)
            Live by faith and nothing but the Gospel                                (Heb. 10:38; Rom. 10:17)
            We’ll be ready on that day.                                                   (2 Tim. 4:7-8; 2 Peter 3:10-14)

            Let’s not desire this world of wealth                                      (Luke 12:15; 1 Tim. 6:9-10, 17)
            But only God’s spirit and power                                            (2 Tim. 1:7)
            To help us with what thoughts we have                                  (Heb. 4:12)
            For the good of mankind each hour.                                      (Gal. 6:10)

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